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Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii 'Royal Opal'

New York Aster

Icy blue flowers with a yellow eye are displayed from Aug. to Oct. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Grows best in moist, rich soil, with sun to light shade. Can tolerate some drought, but if plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew on their leaves.

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Description

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Pricing

93739 4 qt. 1 - $11.99 Ea.

Height:

12-16 Inches

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Spread:

16-20 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-8

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Bloom Color:

Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Interesting Notes

Cut back by half before July 4th to encourage compact growth and more flowers.

Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii (New York Aster)